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Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2015, 7:06 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 4,083
Posted By acer rose

Re: What could I expect in salary

I suspect (though I am not in Ontario and stay as far away as possible from the corporate world) it may be tricky to land a high-flying executive level job on a part-time basis through a traditional...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2015, 6:29 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,645
Posted By acer rose

Re: Any of these viable places live?

If Squamish lacks the amenities you need, don't even think about anywhere on the list in your original post. And if you are worried about getting off the Sunshine Coast, double strike through Texada...
May 16th 2015, 5:31 pm
Replies: 273
Views: 11,885
Posted By acer rose

Re: Trial by media

1. Look up the definition of condone.

2. Not easily, if they have had their licence to practice revoked.

Apologies for inaccuracy in my original post, he may not have been an Arsenal fan, a TFC...
May 16th 2015, 3:57 pm
Replies: 273
Views: 11,885
Posted By acer rose

Re: Trial by media

Media reports say the guy was an engineer. If he has professional accreditation his loss of his most recent employment may only be the start of his problems.

This was not so much trail by media as...
Mar 18th 2015, 3:51 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By acer rose

Re: Anyone feed raw diet for their dog?

We feed our pooch a commercial raw food as well as Arcana. I'm not a fan of the BARF approach but we had problems getting her to eat anything when we first got her and she needed to gain weight (she...
Feb 19th 2015, 3:06 am
Replies: 64
Views: 3,700
Posted By acer rose

Re: Vaccine/Measles etc

Smart-ass answer: only if you know everybody else is (Group interest versus self-interest study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC193525/)).

Appropriate answer: the responsible thing to...
Jan 5th 2015, 2:18 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,127
Posted By acer rose

Re: Mini-dachshunds (BC)

BC SPCA did not have a problem with us not having a fenced yard when we got our dog last year. Maybe it depends on the type and your plans for the dog? Ours is a border collie cross with possibly...
Jan 5th 2015, 2:09 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,127
Posted By acer rose

Re: Mini-dachshunds (BC)

Have you tried the city animal control shelters? Surrey and Vancouver animal shelters seem to get a lot of dogs through their doors, including smaller breeds (and often older, calmer dogs) and I dare...
Sep 8th 2014, 1:02 am
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By acer rose

Re: Buying an apartment?

A friend lives in a condo with lowish strata fees. The strata council has recently been looking into getting some much-needed repairs done. Each unit will be required to come up with $80,000. Yes,...
Jul 9th 2014, 4:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By acer rose

Re: Tire question

We're on our second set of Nokian all weather tyres and are very happy with them. We ski in the winter and since these tyres have the snowflake symbol we're fine if we hit the occasional inspection...
Apr 5th 2014, 5:08 am
Replies: 109
Views: 8,243
Posted By acer rose

Re: The ex dog owners thread.

Crap. That happened sooner than we thought. Much sooner. Metastatic cancer. Bad form to bring reopen old threads and quote self but hoping to find something to soothe the soul here. Really feeling...
Mar 4th 2014, 3:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,914
Posted By acer rose

Re: What will the Scottish currency be called?

Because the polls are always right (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/why-were-the-polls-completely-wrong-about-the-bc-election/article11935336/)?
Feb 22nd 2014, 3:56 am
Replies: 213
Views: 14,220
Posted By acer rose

Re: Today I got knocked off my bike by a truck!!

Steel yourself. An acquaintance was hit by a car while cycling in Vancouver, resulting in a broken leg. He is just about at the stage of getting some sort of settlement, two years after the accident.
Forum: Canada
Nov 5th 2013, 2:52 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By acer rose

Re: Gluten free in BC

Look out for Delish Gluten free (http://www.delishglutenfree.com/) at farmers markets and a few stores in the Vancouver area. I don't know how far out into the valley they supply but it is hands down...
Oct 19th 2013, 8:04 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 5,692
Posted By acer rose

Re: Flu shots.

I have been not taking homeopathic concoctions for the same period. Also no side effects. It must be powerful stuff!

I've had a flu shot every year for about 5 years. I do get a really sore...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2013, 7:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By acer rose

Re: Physio-type doctor in Vancouver

I've used Hollyburn (http://www.hollyburnphysio.com/) on the north shore and been happy with them. Phoned them up, got an appointment, no referral necessary (and neither of my insurance companies...
Forum: Canada
Sep 7th 2013, 10:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By acer rose

Re: Relocating to Vancouver?

In my experience, you need a lot of luck, an excellent network or high demand skills to secure a good job in Vancouver. You need to secure a good job in Vancouver to have the financial means to take...
Jul 18th 2013, 5:38 am
Replies: 60
Views: 3,508
Posted By acer rose

Re: How well do you know the United Kingdom?

93%. To my shame I got the Act of the Union question wrong by 1, though I got a couple of lucky guesses right.

<must find out where to buy a lottery ticket>
Jul 6th 2013, 6:11 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,359
Posted By acer rose

Re: What's in a name?

She seems like the sort who would thoroughly approve of a person with a name like Sarah Palin.
Forum: Canada
Jul 6th 2013, 5:51 am
Replies: 173
Views: 20,970
Posted By acer rose

Re: UK vs Canada vs US

I've lived in both (LA area and Vancouver area) and will take Canada all day long. I will agree that it depends what makes a family happy. There are advantages and disadvantages to both - LA is great...
Jun 27th 2013, 4:42 am
Replies: 109
Views: 8,243
Posted By acer rose

Re: The ex dog owners thread.

My sincere sympathy.

We adopted our current mutt (my 3rd, OH's 1st) as a "senior" dog - 9 years old going on 10 months old - and I hope she has many years of life ahead of her but we've dealt...
Jun 22nd 2013, 4:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By acer rose

Re: Friday Caption Comp!

I told you we'd blend right in
Jun 22nd 2013, 3:48 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By acer rose

Re: Myths you believed as a child...

I can relate to this one. When I was 6 my uncle, who was 17, died very suddenly (within a few days) of cancer. My mother explained cancer to me as something that grows inside you. I was actually...
Forum: Canada
Apr 27th 2013, 6:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By acer rose

Re: Skilled immigrants and skilled locals

And I'd say this isn't necessarily true of start-ups.

OH works for a start-up. The staff comprises 4 immigrants, 2 first generation born-in-Canada Canadians, and one...
Forum: Canada
Apr 24th 2013, 3:02 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,955
Posted By acer rose

Re: Flat beds in Business Class

Having flown with KLM pre and post Air France merger, I would say KLM service did not improve with the merger. That said, it must be at least 7 years since I flew with KLM.

I have flown with Air...
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